Tuesday, July 12, 2016

ICYMI: Healthy Eating Edition

Get Better Looking Skin By Eating Certain Foods
It is estimated that Americans spend over 7 billion dollars a year on beauty products. Many people, including us gay men, in one way or another, are trying to look our best by using facial creams and scrubs. Keeping the skin clean is important but as Health Coach Amy Hendel shares in this video there are foods that we can eat to give us better skin. MORE HERE

5 Foods To NEVER Eat 
Diet and exercise expert, Mike Chang, offers advice on how you can keep as trim as possible by avoiding bad food choices. Mike says, "...[there are] 5 foods which everyone THINKS are healthy...but which actually make you FAT. These foods can REALLY sabotage you if you're trying to lose fat. You'll think that you're eating healthy, but really the foods you're eating may be worse than the junk food you normally eat!" I was really surprised that he recommends staying away from whole wheat bread. MORE HERE

Why Too Much Sodium Is Bad For You
A diet high in sodium can contribute to serious health problems like high blood pressure so it's important to keep your intake in check. Watch this video to learn more about sodium. MORE HERE

10 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it's important to start your morning with healthy options. Watch this video for 10 great choices that will help you jump-start your day. MORE HERE

Sugar: The Bitter Truth 
In this engrossing documentary, presented by the University of California Television (UCTV), Professor Robert H. Lustig, examines in great detail the damage done to the human body by sugary foods. Lustig explains that insulin can not regulate itself even in a healthy individual if they consume too much fructose. The results of such an unhealthy diet is obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. MORE HERE